In looking back at the best of 2014, we’ve covered the 10 Best New Mobile Music Apps, the Best New Hardware Synths, the 10 Best New MIDI Controllers, the Best New Modular Synth Gear, the Best New Electronic Music Hardware and the Best New Music Software that was introduced in 2014. Most of these items are now shipping. But there were also some amazing items that were introduced,… Read More The Sexiest Vaporware Of 2014
Saturday Synth Porn: Pioneering electronic instrument designer Roger Linn this week released a collection of renderings for instrument designs that never made it into production. Above, Linn’s LinnDrum controller – a drum-oriented control surface for use with computers. While these designs, for various reasons, never made it into production, Linn’s rejected designs manage to be cooler than most… Read More What’s Roger Linn’s Coolest ‘Vaporware’ Gear Design?
Code Station was uploaded by: lividTV
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WNAMM 2011 Waldorf Zarenbourg Modeled Piano was uploaded by: HarmonyCentral
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Saturday Synth Porn: Synthesizer 76 is a gorgeous design & concept for the 76 Synthesizer iPad app, by Jonas Ericksson.
This is shot of the rather sexy Tyrell synthesizer – a new synth design which is, unfortunately, vaporware. The Tyrell synth is a design of German online music magazine amazona.de. They created the Tyrell as a sort of “dream synthesizer” and to encourage manufacturers to think big and create synths that compare favorably to the… Read More Tyrell Synthesizer – More Synth Than Synth?
The developers at Bleep Blox are excited about a new hardware MIDI sequencer they are developing for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Here’s what they have to say about it: I am working on a new app. Some of you may know that Line6 recently changed their licensing agreement around making apps for the… Read More New iOS MIDI Sequencer Coming Soon
Teenage Engineering has released an update on the status of their much-hyped OP-1 synthesizer. Here’s what they have to say: Project status When it comes to functionality, 90% percent is completed and working. Some parts of the system is still being fine tuned and optimized. Overall we are extremely happy with what we have. The… Read More Teenage Engineering OP-1 Synthesizer Update – Will You Buy One At $799?
CreateDigitalMusic’s Peter Kirn helped sponsor a contest to design a “dream synthesizer”. Many interesting ideas were proposed, but the image above illustrates the winning dream synth idea. Here’s how winner Andreas Paleologos describes his dream synthesizer concept: My Dream Synthesizer has 3 sound modules that together generate the sound. Digital Sound Module. Physical Sound Module.… Read More What’s Your Dream Synthesizer?
Feeltune Rhizome demonstration at the MusikMesse 2010 was uploaded by: gearjunkies
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